Granada Costa

news from the Costa Tropical (Granada): Almunecar, La Herradura, Motril & Salobrena

Post San Juan Clean Ups

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Post San Juan Clean Ups

Cleaning crews in Almuñécar picked up a total of 25 tonnes of rubbish from its beaches: Puerta del Mar, Fuente Piedra, and Cristóbal saw the greatest concentrations. »

More Vandalism in Salobreña

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
More Vandalism in Salobreña

Salobreña is no stranger to mindless vandalism but even so, each time it occurs it hurts on a collective level: this time it was the public toilets in the sports stadium. »

Norwegian Brass Bands

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
By Louise Powell
Norwegian Brass Bands

The Norwegian brass bands are in Almuñécar and will be until the end of the month. Saturday saw concerts given by Frydenlud Skolekorps and slemmestap Skolekorps. »

Velez Benaudalla Accident

Monday, June 26, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Velez Benaudalla Accident

Four people were injured in a road accident on the A-44 where it goes through the municipality of Vélez Benaudalla on Sunday the 25th. »

La Herradura Bikers Meet

Monday, June 26, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
La Herradura Bikers Meet

The Almuñécar bikers club, El Incerso is holding its IV Concentración in the Castillo de La Herradura on the 1st and 2nd of July. »

Summer Rubbish Collection

Monday, June 26, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Summer Rubbish Collection

The Almuñécar Town Hall reminds residents and visitors alike that from the 26th of June to the 15th of September there will be summer rubbish-collections times in force. »

Salobreña’s Habaneras

Sunday, June 25, 2017
By Louise Powell
Salobreña’s Habaneras

Starting on the 30th of June and lasting until the 2nd of July, Salobreña will be holding a Habaneras Festival where Argentina will be the invited country. »

Cotobro Walls Repainted

Sunday, June 25, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Cotobro Walls Repainted

If you have driven out to Cotobro along the beach road you will have seen determined painters having a good go at the wall that holds back the banked gardens. »

Strong Surf Warning

Friday, June 23, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Strong Surf Warning

Tonight there will be a high tide; i.e., a high-water surge around 04.30h tomorrow morning. But there is no need to panic, despite the accompanying photo. »

San Juan Rules in Almuñécar

Friday, June 23, 2017
By Martin Myall
San Juan Rules in Almuñécar

That can be read two ways and both are correct: Almuñécar is completely given over to the Fiesta de San Juan and… there are rules that you will have to obey. »